Psychometric Test Review Criteria
There are several hundreds of psychometric tests and tools in the market claiming to measure various human abilities, personality traits, disposition, values, preferences, knowledge, and competence. Unfortunately, many of these tests have not undergone any peer-review or expert review process, and claims made herein have not been verified by an independent body of qualified professionals.
These psychometric tests and assessments need to be evaluated through peer review or expert review process for their suitability as a measuring instrument before application in a business or industrial context. IIBP provides the platform for both – the test developer and test users to be sure about the quality of the test.
Benefits to the test users:
Test users get an unbiased and expert opinion about the quality of tests they intend to use in their work. Not only that, they save valuable time and money which they would have otherwise spent evaluating the goodness of a test for their purpose. IIBP Test Reviews provide rich information about levels of reliability, validity, and fairness of a reviewed test as well as an illustration of situations where the test is supposed to be used.
Benefits to the test developers:
Test developers get a ‘seal of quality’ for their qualified tests which bears the testimony of the quality of the test. This helps them positioning themselves as a class apart from other test developers who did not subject their tests to peer or expert review processes.
Criteria for Psychometric Test Review
If you have psychometric tests that is intended to be used in organizational settings. These are the common criteria we use to evaluate the test and award appropriate certificate.
Organizations or enterprises that develop a psychometric test which meets the following criteria can apply for test review.
- It has a sound conceptual base derived either from theory or practical requirements of the work settings.
- It has well defined specific outcomes which are unambiguously presented.
- The test development and validation process is well documented.
- It has a user manual focusing in large part on how to use the results.
- It has demonstrated reasonably good level of reliability, validity and accuracy.
If your test meets the criteria above, please download the self-assessment form to move to Step 1 of the test review process.
Once you have done the self assessment and you are reasonably confident about your test meeting all the criteria. Please contact us to submit your test for peer and expert review. The professional fee for the test review for different kind of tests is given below:
IIBP Test Review & Certification Steps
Download the self-assessment form and conduct an analysis of your test before submitting it for review. If your test meets all the criteria stated and if you have the qualifying material ready, fill out the form to submit your test, along with the necessary documents, for review with our committee.
After you submit your test for review, someone from our team will contact you with an online payment link. Once the payment is processed, your test will officially be sent to our committee and the assessment period begins.
Certification of registration is awarded within a week of submission, if the test meets all essential criteria & complete information is provided.
The assessment process takes up to 3-6 weeks for our committee of qualified professionals to review and decide the status of accreditation of the test, after which a certificate of test quality is issued by us.